Static & Blur is dedicated to the thriving community of talented musicians and loyal fans who create and support music in the Bay Area.
We’re here to celebrate music in the Bay Area and shine a light on the contributions of everyone who makes it happen.
Static & Blur is a dynamic collaboration of writers, photographers, videographers, and fans who document and promote the music made here.
Static & Blur is motion and energy, sound and imagery, fearless and independent.
Jon is a San Francisco based photographer who has regularly contributed to publications such as 48 Hills, SF Sonic, SF Station, The Denver Post, Goldenvoice, and numerous others. He’s aimed his camera at people, places, and things all around the world, and he’s always on the look-out for dark places, yummy foods, and curious events.
Marc aka Still Harper has been shooting Bay Area live events for more than a decade. He loves a good live show and on any given day he’s likely to be at one of the many fantastic Bay Area venues.
Daniel is an artist manager, event producer, and co-founder of Static & Blur. He’s worked for Noise Pop, Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, Sound Summit, and the Stern Grove Festival. He produces the Real Neato Music Festival and Woollystar and represents Chuck Prophet, Never Come Down, Kelly Willis, and Agouti. Have your people call his people at TruEcho.com.
William is a writer, editor, photographer, and co-founder of Static & Blur. Known for his unique perspective, William can identify any music venue in the Bay Area by smell alone.
Norm is a Sacramento based concert, festival, and event photographer patiently waiting to become Tiktok famous.
Sarah is a San Francisco based photographer focusing mostly on live music and food and drink culture.
Dave is a San Francisco based photographer, focusing on the music, dance and cultural events that are the heart of the city.
Misti is a San Francisco based photographer who has photographed numerous bands and musicians over the years. From small clubs to arenas and all genres, it’s a symbiotic relationship between a musician and a photographer where no words are spoken but both understand the vision.
Stephanie is a portrait and protest photographer. She has a portrait studio right downtown Fairfax and is also an artist in residence for the town. She received her BA in photojournalism from SFSU.
MJ is a Mill Valley-based photographer and recent graduate of Connecticut College. Peters has over six years of photography experience including sports, concerts & other event photography.
Patty loves intimate venues, layered lyrics, a good editor, and finding the perfect words to capture a show.